Posted August 23, 2013

Giants GM: David Wilson is our starting running back

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The Giants expect David Wilson to be the team's starting running back. ( Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The Giants expect David Wilson to be the team’s starting running back. ( Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The New York Giants have listed the tandem of David Wilson and Andre Brown as their first-team running backs on the team’s depth chart.

When the first-team offense lines up Sept. 8 in their season opener against the Dallas Cowboys, Giants general manager Jerry Reese said to expect Wilson to get the starting nod.

“(Brown) had a terrific season going last year until he got hurt,” Reese said on ESPN Radio. “(Brown’s) had the injury bug a little bit since he’s been in the league. But if he can stay healthy, and David Wilson comes on like we expect him too, we think we can have a pretty dynamic backfield.”

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Wilson had 71 carries for 358 yards and four touchdowns in his rookie season.


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